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El Chaltén Rafting Half-Day Tour
"The experience starts when the passengers arrive to our headquarters located in El Chaltén. After welcoming you and giving you an explanation about the area we are in you are given the necessary rafting equipment: waterproof and dry suit boots and life jackets. Once everyone is ready you are taken with our guides to the river side where you receive information about rafting techniques and safety measures and practice them. Now we are certainly ready to go! The first 4km have calm and quiet water with the Fitz Roy at your back ideal to get in touch with the river and practice the techniques that are going to be used later. Afterwards
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Rios de Hielo Express Sailing
"By 7:15am tourists will be picked up from their hotels and transferred to Punta Bandera´s harbor (47 km from El Calafate). At 8:30am after paying the entrance to the national park (not included) we embark on the vessel and set sail onto Lake Argentino´s frozen waters scattered with icebergs. We sail the northern part of the lake until reaching the Upsala Channel where we will meet a splendid barrier of icebergs. Later we move to the Spegazzini glacier viewpoint from where we will also see the glacier Seco. Sp topping 135 meters in height. Afterwards we will sail through another channel of icebergs which is our last stop in the visit.We return to Punta Bandera´s wharf by 2 pm. Please note: The itinerary may change according to climate conditions and for security reasons."""
From $219.00
 
Rios de Hielo Express Sailing
"By 7:15am tourists will be picked up from their hotels and transferred to Punta Bandera´s harbor (47 km from El Calafate). At 8:30am after paying the entrance to the national park (not included) we embark on the vessel and set sail onto Lake Argentino´s frozen waters scattered with icebergs. We sail the northern part of the lake until reaching the Upsala Channel where we will meet a splendid barrier of icebergs. Later we move to the Spegazzini glacier viewpoint from where we will also see the glacier Seco. Sp topping 135 meters in height. Afterwards we will sail through another channel of icebergs which is our last stop in the visit.We return to Punta Bandera´s wharf by 2 pm. Please note: The itinerary may change according to climate conditions and for security reasons."""
From $219.00

Most Viewed Restaurants in El Calafate

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Eat lamb in Librobar

I was advised to eat lamb while in El Calafate, and I looked for a restaurant and ordered this typical dish in El Calafate. When I looked at the manu in Librobar I immediately went up the stairs....
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La Tablita

This is a famous restaurant in El Calafate. So crowded that is mandatory to make reservations. Call the restaurant and you are ok. It was the best grilled lamb from patagonia I had. The ambiance is...
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boasnovas
Jan 08, 2016

Pietro's Cafe

After the excellent dinner at Tablita, I decided to have a less formal dinner, and so tried this Pietro's cafè. I had a huge sandwich, half pizza(this is an argentinian carateristic, you can have half...
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xaver
Jul 12, 2013

La Tablita

This is the best place where I ate during my journey in Argentina. I was just lucky as I chosed it because it wasn't far from the hotel as, the hotel, as I said, was not downtown.I had a cordero...
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xaver
Jul 12, 2013

Good food

Located on the main street, this cozy restaurant is always full. Good homemade food, great pizza and good service offered by the owners. I returned several times for its food and atmosphere. Great...
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euzkadi
Apr 24, 2012

Los Ventisqueros

On our way from The Glacier to our hotel we stopped for lunch in this "Restaurante de Campo(Resto in the fields) It was a rather cold and rainy excursion to the glacier, so to stop here,being warmed...
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Luchonda
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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La Cocina

This restaurant, recommended by Lonely Planet, is on the main drag in El Calafate. The ambience was nice and the pasta was fresh and very tasty. However, the portions were very small, especially by...
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dtimoske
Jan 19, 2008

El Puesto

I found this restaurant in Lonely Planet and it was also recommended to me by a couple I met in Ushuaia. Though it is quite a bit more expensive than the price range listed in Lonely Planet (Most...
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dtimoske
Jan 07, 2008

La Vaca Atada

The cut-out cow and her calf standing outside La Vaca Atada (The Tethered Cow) is something of an El Calafate landmark, and the restaurant itself an El Calafate institution - deservedly so. We were so...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 05, 2007

Outdoor picnics

Excursions to the glaciers are all day affairs. Lunch may be included on a booked tour but many tours don't include lunch and if you're travelling independently, you'll need to make your own...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 05, 2007

Nibepo Aiken

Nibepo Aiken es la estancia donde nos dieron un asado de cordero Patagónico muy buenoPonen el cordero a las brasas , con unos palos que lo mantienen estirado y se va haciendo poco a pocoNos dieron...
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elpariente
Apr 18, 2007

La cocina

Un día muy bien y otro mal Todavía no sabemos por qué ya que el primer día tomamos una pasta muy rica , buen vino y un servicio excelente , en cambio dos días más tarde fue un desastre .Tienes el 50%...
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elpariente
Apr 17, 2007

Any bakery on Angentina

Facturas are a great and cheap option for breakfast or lunch break, and you can find them in any bakery in Argentina, from north to south...and even supermarkets.They are a type of sweet bread, with...
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perfectly_zen
Jun 04, 2005

La Vaca Atada

La Vaca Atada is popular with the locals as well as tourists.They have two cow signs out in front but they have other things.We were especially impressed because our meal was served with out the...
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kyoub
Jan 04, 2005

Top Hotels in El Calafate

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Gobernador Moyano 1243, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, 9405, Argentina
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De los Fresnos 3362, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, 9045, Argentina
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Av. Libertador 2047, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, 9405, Argentina
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Gob. Moyano y Bustillo, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina
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Av. Del Libertador 1888, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, CP 9405, Argentina
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Street Number 99 Number 50, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, Z9405CBC, Argentina
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Top Things to Do in El Calafate

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La Pasarela

This walk is even better than the boat trip. You will see all the splendor of Perito Moreno plus the mountains. There are panoramic places with plaques explaining the birds and condors that if you are...
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Evita Perón Museum

This museum is located in the main street of El Calafate. All the argentineans love Evita Perón and you will find many monuments dedicated to her in every city of Argentina. I did not go to the museum...
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Souvenir of Malvinas Islands

You can keep a 50 Pesos note, only 3 euro value. It is a nice souvenir. Argentinians never forget about Malvinas and they know that sooner or later the islands will again belong to them, even if they...
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Top 5 El Calafate Writers

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"El Calafate: Between the Steppe and the Ice"
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TheWanderingCamel

"Wild and wonderful"
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perfectly_zen

":: El Calafate ::"
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Maggies

"Perito Moreno - a breathtaking spectacle"
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kyoub

"El Calafate"
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